Avalon is nestled within the heart of the charming Somerset village of Sutton Montis; amidst unspoilt countryside and just south of Cadbury Castle, a very large Iron Age Hillfort, believed by some to be the site of King Arthur’s legendary court at Camelot. This is an opportunity to purchase a truly substantial contemporary detached new build house with fabulous views over open fields and yet still benefitting from easy access to all major transport links. Avalon is a truly unique and very spacious light filled property, designed, and built to exceptionally high standard combined with state-of-the-art technology and first-class energy efficiency. Utilising innovative renewal energy source with battery storage to help reduce the cost of running your home providing an estimated outstanding Energy Performance Certificate Rating A.
Avalon extends to some 3,537 square feet and sits on a site extending to 0.87 of an acre, entering through electric gates to a sweeping private driveway providing ample parking. The interior layout is light and airy, with vaulted beam ceilings and flows exceptionally well over two floors. Entering the spacious light filled entrance hall, you walk into a magnificent open plan kitchen, dining, family room which forms the main hub of the house. This area is an ideal space for entertaining, complimented by the feature of sliding doors leading to the generous sized patio perfect for alfresco dining whilst enjoying the stunning countryside views as the sun goes down. The kitchen has been designed with functionality and entertainment in mind and benefits from an island accompanied by a range of quality integrated appliances and being a bespoke property there is the opportunity to work with the developers on fixture and fitting requirements.
The ground floor also has three generous sized bedrooms all with fully fitted ensuite shower rooms, and a useful utility and boot room. The main entrance hall also leads into an inner hall with an attractive bespoke oak staircase rising to the first-floor bedrooms. On the first floor there is a luxurious master suite with dressing room and ensuite shower room, family bathroom and the third bedroom. Many of these rooms take full advantage of the fantastic views over the surrounding countryside. The outstanding quality and attention to detail within the build specification, giving careful consideration to achieve an energy efficient home. This home perfectly blends modern living with country life.
The build incorporates the latest in technology including air source heat pumps, underfloor heating and pressurised hot water. The heating and hot water will be supplied by two air sourced heat pumps. The hot water will be supplied from two main pressure unvented cylinders. The property will include a mechanical ventilation heat recovery system providing further energy saving.
The house is state of the art and highly insulated with Smart Systems powder coated double glazed aluminium windows and doors. Many sliding doors on the ground floor and many of the rooms have attractive natural stone flooring. To minimise electricity use there are low energy LED lighting throughout with a 6kW Solar PV system complete with 15kWh storage battery fully integrated into the control system.
There is underfloor heating throughout the property using digital technology and a central IT managed system with seamless Wi-Fi. The property also benefits from hard-wired network points as well as TV access points. The floor coverings include natural stone, engineered oak and carpets. Fully fitted integrated quality appliances provided within the kitchen and premium brand sanitaryware, complete with fitted digital showers and stainless-steel towel rails in the bathroom and shower areas. Feature bespoke oak staircase with toughened glass and infill panels.
Avalon is set within a generous sized private driveway behind GSM controlled gates. The elevations constructed of natural stone and Cedar cladding and predominatly natural slate roof with standing seam on the link building roof. Outside area with Indian sandstone paved patio and electric vehicle charging point. This unique bespoke property has the option to work with the developer Hopkins Estates Ltd on fixtures and fittings to suit your personal requirements.
Avalon has approached off a quiet country lane in Sutton Montis through double electric gates with GSM Avalon is approached off a quiet country lane in Sutton Montis through double electric gates with GSM entry control system leading to a private drive with parking for several vehicles, a double timber garage fitted with electric roller shutter doors, storeroom, complete with electric vehicle car charging point. The garden is enclosed by a mixture of fencing and stone walling and mostly laid to lawn with a large south facing patio/sun terrace set within approximately 0.87 of an acre with fantastic views overlooking the surrounding countryside.
Avalon is nestled within the heart of the charming Somerset village of Sutton Montis; amidst unspoilt countryside and just south of Cadbury Castle, a very large Iron Age Hillfort, believed by some to be the site of King Arthur’s legendary court at Camelot. The village has a pretty church, village hall and tennis club. The neighbouring villages of Corton Denham and South Cadbury have popular village pubs, Queens Arms & The Camelot Inn.
The nearby Newt in Somerset offers a countryside hotel, spa, cyder barn, wonderful gardens and garden escape experience days. There is a train service from Sherborne (6 miles) to Waterloo taking about 2.25 hours, from Castle Cary (7 miles) to Paddington in about 90 minutes, Bruton (10 miles) to Paddington within approximately 2 hours. While road links are along the A303 (joined at South Cadbury) giving swift access to London and The Home Counties along the M3 and M25 route. Bristol & Exeter Airports are both within about an hour’s drive away offering UK and international connections.
The location provides easy access to a host of private schools include Hazlegrove Kings Bruton, Sherborne and Taunton schools, Millfield and Perrott Hill amongst others. The historic Abbey town of Sherborne and the county town of Taunton are all easily accessible offering a wide range of shopping, recreational and business facilities. The wider area is well known for its beautiful undulating landscape and unspoilt villages, in addition to its easy access to London via road and rail.
With the highly sought-after and reputable market town of Bruton (10 miles), with its artisan cafés and restaurants, such as Osip, At The Chapel and Matt’s Kitchen. In addition, there is the renowned Hauser and Wirth Art Gallery with the Durslade Farm Shop.
SERVICES: Mains water, electricity, mains drainage, underfloor heating, and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
COUNCIL TAX BAND: TBA
EPC RATING: Estimated A rating.
TENURE: Freehold Viewings strictly by appointment through the Agents.